New Development Page

Our Engineers Office and City Officials are always working to improve infrastructure and keep Defiance a Great Place to Live. Our new Development page was designed for easy-access to information on Districts, Zones, Maps, Plans and to showcase some of our most recent Projects.

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Shade Tree Commission

Every few years, the Shade Tree Commission injects a small amount of “Triage” into the base of the Ash Trees to protect the City’s remaining Ash trees from the Emerald Ash Borer. Brian Eitnear, Mark Newman, Josh Mast and Rob Cereghin were performing the injections. Also helping the Tree Commission this year were Ann Melton,…

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Community Strategic Plan

A Community Collaboration: The Defiance Community Strategic Planning Committee (CSPC) has developed a community-wide five-year strategic plan for the Defiance community. This large group of community members established Vision and Mission Statements, Guiding Principles, created six Pillars, and set Goals and Strategies for our community. Under the direction of Mayor Mike McCann, the Pillar Leaders…

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Need a Map?

New & Improved Construction and Road Closure Maps The Engineering Division has updated the City Infrastructure Projects page to include easy-to-navigate Google maps for area Construction and Road Closures.  The page also provides information and links relating to all current engineering projects. Clinton Street Bridge Detour Map The City, along with the Defiance Development and…

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Report a Pothole

Potholes are created when snow and ice melt as part of seasonal freeze-thaw cycles. Moisture seeps into the pavement, freezes, expands and thaws, creating a gap in the pavement. As vehicles drive over the gap, the pavement weakens leading to a pothole. Please use the “Report a Pothole” link below to notify our Street Division…

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